He received a letter from a fan who’s also Deaf and he wrote back an inspirational reply
He’s the first ever Deaf offensive player in the league.
He’s also the first to win a Super Bowl Ring
He’s also the first to score a touchdown
In order to play football, he has to watch everyone else and move when they move, wear hearing aids, and he has to read Quarterback Russell Wilson’s lips in order to know what the play is, and he still manages to do it and do it well.
He’s now on the Seahawks starting lineup, so he’ll be getting a lot more playing time
He’s got his own commercial with Durracell
He’s just an inspiration to me and a lot of others.
You Cannot Take Away From This Historic Moment. Last Night Michael Sam Became The First Openly Gay Man To Play In A NFL Game. It Was A Pre-Season Game, And He Still Needs To Make The Cut. He’s A Good Athlete, But Michael Sam Needs To Build On His Talent.
Still, I Shed A Tear. A Gay Guy Like Me Playing In The NFL…